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South of Pago Pago (1940)

A TREASURE HUNT ADVENTURE !

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Bucko Larson
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Kehane
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Ruby Taylor
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Malia
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Lindsay
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Williams
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Foster
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Grimes
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Manuel Ferro
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Chief
Rudy Robles ...
Luna
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Hono (as Robert Stone)
Nellie Duran ...
Laulau
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Cafe Customer
Nina Campana ...
Hono's Mother (as Nina Compana)
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A TREASURE HUNT ADVENTURE !

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Greed and lust threaten a tropical paradise.

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19 July 1940 (USA)  »

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Al sur de Pago Pago  »

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Alfred Green replaced Tay Garnett as director. See more »

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South of Pago Pago
Music by Lew Pollack
Lyrics by Chet Forrest and Bob Wright
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Watch "The Hurricane" Instead
31 October 2014 | by (Santa Barbara, CA) – See all my reviews

This movie was an attempt to imitate the success of "The Hurricane" which was made three years earlier also starring Jon Hall as a Tarzan- like South Pacific Islander. Unfortunately, South of Pago Pago was NOT directed by John Ford and it showed.

The script is very predictable, the characters are one-dimensional and the acting varies from wooden to hammy. Whereas "The Hurricane" was able to develop a real insight into the soul of the islanders and their way of life, "South of Pago Pago" portrays them too simplistically to ever really identify with.

Please watch "The Hurricane" instead.


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